Thinking of skiing in Sainte-Foy? Often referred to as 'the best kept secret of the Alps, Sainte-Foy is nestled amongst the trees. This uncrowned gem is a charming hamlet known only to a select few.
Why Sainte-Foy Ski Resort?
- Uncrowded slopes
- Attractive mountain setting with tree-lined slopes
- Easy access to larger resorts of Tignes, Les Arcs and Val d'Isère
First opened as a ski resort in 1990, Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise is close to the large resorts of Tignes, Les Arcs and Val d'Isère, yet holds a real unspoilt, intimate village atmosphere. Built in the Savoyard style it gives a seamless blend of old and new, a refreshing change from some of the concrete jungles found in the larger alpine resorts.
Although small, Sainte-Foy has enough restaurants and bars for a ski holiday and there are some great alpine chalets serving delicious authentic cuisine. Because the resort is quite contained, no accommodation is far from the lifts or nursery slope.
The skiing in Sainte-Foy is renowned for its fantastic off-piste opportunities for intermediate and experts and great snow conditions. Away from the slopes, there are plenty of activities on offer from dog sledding and paragliding to snow-shoeing.
The friendly and helpful Sainte-Foy Tourist Office is open throughout the winter to answer any questions and provide further information. Their comprehensive website is full of useful information, tips and suggestions.
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Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise ski facts:
- No. of slopes: 23
- Green slopes: 2
- Blue slopes: 6
- Red slopes: 11